A Bibliographical Dictionary
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Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Adam Clarke
Excerpt from book: Comment. fol. Venct. impensa Nic. Jensen ct Jo tie Colonia, impressit Jo. Herbert, 1481. Innocent! IV. Apparatus Decretorum, fol. Argent. Henr. Eggestein, 1478. Apparatus Decretorum, fol. Venet. Bern, de Stagnino, 1495. Gregorii IX. Pont. Max. Compilatio nova Decre- talium, fol. max. Mogunt. P. Schb'ffer, 1473. Edit, print:This first and celebrated Edition is very interesting to the history of Printing, for some barbarous Latin verses, which attribute the invention of printing to the two Johns (Guttemberg and Fust) and Peter Schaffir,- the first of whom invented the art, the second forwarded it with pecuniary assistance, and the third, the first engraver of metallic types. There is also a person referred to in the concluding lines, who was corrector of the press to these first printers. See Maittaire, vol. l. p. 37. fol. Romae, Udalricus Gallus et Simon Nicolai de Luca, 1474. fol. Rom. G. Laver de Herbipoli, 1474, fol. Venet. Nicol. Jenson, 1475. fol. Basil. Wenzler, 1478 ct 1482. fol. max. Moguntiae, P. Schb'ffer, 1479. - cum Glossis, fol. Basileae, 1479. 4to. Venct. Andreas de Asula cum so- ciis, 1432. - fol. Mediolani, Ant. de Bonaso, 1182. fol. Spirae, Petr. Drach, 1486. cum Glossaet ejus Vita, 4to. Paris. Thielman Kerver, 1505. Bonifacli VIII. Pont Max. Liber Sextus Dfecreta. lium, fol. Moguntiae, Joan. Fust et Pctr. Schb'ffer, 1465.There were either two Editions of this in the same year, or the colophon was altered, for in different copies different subscriptions are found: but this appears in all the books printed at Mons before 1470. Bonifacii VIII. Pont. Max. Liber Sextus Decreta- lium, fol. ibid. P. Schb'ffer, 1470 et 1473. cum Glossa, fol. Romae, Georg. Laver et Leon. Plugel, 1472. . fol. Basilex, Michael Wen...